This walk through Blakeney village and around Blakeney Freshes is fantastic for spotting wildlife, especially birds. Keep an eye out for them on the grazing marshes and reed beds. The moderate walk means all the family can enjoy the fun.
The lake walk at Blickling is particularly atmospheric on a frosty winter’s morning, with woodlands and open fields to explore, not to mention breathtaking views over the estate. Afterwards you can head to the Muddy Boots café for a warming drink and a slice of cake.
Wrap up warm and be prepared to blow away the cobwebs with an exhilarating walk across the beautiful Bedfordshire countryside. Stunning views (and a welcoming café) make this a perfect place to walk, whilst taking in wildlife and history of the popular chalk downs.
Dunwich Heath is a rare and precious habitat, home to special species such as Dartford warbler, nightjar, woodlark and ant-lion. This walk takes you around the perimeter of the heath, and afterwards you can cosy up by the log burner in the Old Coastguard Cottages tea room.
Nothing beats a crisp winter walk when you’re wrapped up warm against the chilly air. Along this varied circular walking trail at Felbrigg you’ll pass historic buildings dating back to the 1700s, notable trees, a hidden lake and an imaginatively planted arrangement of beech trees.
Explore the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time. Take a walk through history in an artist’s footsteps.
The south pleasure grounds perhaps have the most to offer for a great winter walk at Ickworth. Explore a mixture of open parkland and woodland glades, and take in the church, Walled Garden and obelisk monument. After your walk you can treat yourself to a warming drink in the restaurant.
Coastal views are central to landscape gardener Humphry Reptons 1812 design, with the winter light often showing them off at their best at this time of year. Climb to the top of the gazebo tower perched on the top of the oak wood hill for a panoramic view of the North Norfolk coastline.
From gentle strolls on the all-weather boardwalk around Sedge Fen, to longer walks exploring new wetland habitats, there are plenty of opportunities to spot amazing wildlife at Wicken Fen. Keep a look out over for hen and marsh harriers, short-eared owls and Wicken’s herds of Highland cattle and Konik ponies.
Walk up to the Gothic Folly at Wimpole for some great views across the lake and back towards the Hall. Whilst a walk between Wicken Fen and Anglesey Abbey, will enable you to discover the beauty of the Cambridgeshire fens and enjoy nature's spectacles with the changing of the seasons.